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Poster: Alison OK Date: Nov 5, 2019 5:33pm
Forum: news Subject: Against The Grain: ATG Newsflash: For the Love of Literacy–Better World Books and the Internet Archive Unite to Preserve Millions of Books

Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle gave a keynote address at the Charleston Conference this morning in which he and Better World Books CEO, Dustin Holland, announced that Better World Books is now owned by a non-profit affiliated with Internet Archive, Better World Libraries. This is seen as as a major step forward toward their joint mission: providing access to the knowledge in books to everyone in the world. Now libraries who deaccession to BWB can have even greater social impact, because the Internet Archive will acquire, digitize, lend, store and digitally preserve millions of books from BWB’s inventory over the next few years.

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